"The classical road warriors"31 January 2009Factual55 mins
Freeway Philharmonic follows the dreams, disappointments and successes of seven freelance classical musicians as they perform with regional orchestras across Northern California while struggling to acquire a permanent position with a major orchestra. It depicts their efforts to balance a love of music with a road warrior lifestyle that often requires traveling hundreds of miles a day to rehearse and perform.
A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are about to -- that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the events that are about to unfold.
This psychedelic tour of life after death is seen entirely from the point of view of Oscar (Nathaniel Brown), a young American drug dealer and addict living in Tokyo with his prostitute sister, Linda (Paz de la Huerta).